During the fourth annual "Ready, Set, Wear It!" campaign, 5,774 people gathered at 189 events around USA, Finland, Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Japan to set a world record for largest group of people to wear life jackets.
The event was hosted by the National Safe Boating Council in partnership with Canadian Safe Boating Council. They set the record to to promote safe and responsible boating for National Safe Boating Week and throughout the boating season. See photos of the events here.
A total of 23 students planked in front of an audience of more than 100
people for 41.01 seconds.
On May 20, 2010, the National Safe Boating Council, in partnership
with the Canadian Safe Boating Councilset an ldquo;Inflatable Life
Jacket World Record.rdquo; Through a coordinated effort across North
America, 1,154 participants inflated life jackets in 29 states,
Washington D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 13 Canadian locations.
Each individual was given an inflatable life jacket. A countdown was
given and at the end of each countdown, the “Jerk to Inflate” cord was
pulled and life jackets were inflated.
Every event coordinator was required to submit the following to be
included in the overall count: a photo or video of the actual inflation,
a tally sheet signed by each participant at each event, and a “Report
Card” summarizing each event’s key points (including number of
See the list of locations and participants here.
William Coe safely drove 3,001,276 miles in a commercial truck. He set
the record between February 12, 1986 and March 14, 2009.
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